Medical makeup: the correction of hyperpigmentation disorders

Ann Dermatol Venereol. 2012 Dec;139 Suppl 4:S170-6. doi: 10.1016/S0151-9638(12)70131-X.


Medical makeup corrects skin tone imperfections with dermocosmetic products, which bring together tolerance efficacy, colour neutralization and sun protection. Highly suitable for imperfections caused by hyperpigmentation, it allows patients affected by these disorders to cover them up effectively and discretely, giving them a better quality of life.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Color
  • Cosmetic Techniques*
  • Cosmetics / administration & dosage
  • Cosmetics / therapeutic use*
  • Emollients
  • Facial Dermatoses / drug therapy*
  • Humans
  • Hyperpigmentation / drug therapy*
  • Ointments
  • Powders
  • Skin Pigmentation


  • Cosmetics
  • Emollients
  • Ointments
  • Powders